Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 55, Issue 4, pp 614–617 | Cite as

Two New Lignan Derivatives from Jatropha curcas

  • Yue Li
  • Yue-Li Wei
  • Jun-Ju XuEmail author
  • Yan-Li Liang
  • Yu-Peng LiEmail author

Two new lignan derivatives, jatrolignan A (1) and B (2), were isolated from the aerial parts of Jatropha curcas. Their structures were elucidated by spectroscopic methods, including extensive 1D and 2D NMR experiments, as well as high-resolution ESI mass analysis.


Euphorbiaceae Jatropha curcas lignans 



The authors are grateful to the staff of the analytical group at the State Key Laboratory of Phytochemistry and Plant Resources in West China, Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences for the spectral data.

This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (31760098, 31360080) and the Young Academic and Technical Leader Raising Foundation of Yunnan Province to J.-J. Xu (2014HB013).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Tobacco ScienceYunnan Agricultural UniversityKunmingP. R. China
  2. 2.State Key Laboratory of Conservation and Utilization of Bio-resources in Yunnan, The Key Laboratory of Medicinal Plant Biology of Yunnan Province, National & Local Joint Engineering Research Center on Germplasm Innovation & Utilization of Chinese Medicinal Materials in Southwest ChinaYunnan Agricultural UniversityKunmingP. R. China
  3. 3.School of Pharmaceutical Science and Yunnan Key Laboratory of Pharmacology for Natural ProductsKunming Medical UniversityKunmingP. R. China

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